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Poor print quality - top half page okay, bottom print faded and skips

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SOURCE: poor print quality - top half page okay, bottom print faded and skips

check the wright cartridge model you installed and well pluged to the printer

if it is ok

try to change printer properties and fix it correct options with there tabs ( ex: paper, print quality etc)

all are well try to reinstall the printer driver

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